ICON Clinical Research

Mgr, Financial Bus Partnering

07 Apr 2021
07 May 2021
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)
Job Title: Finance Business Partner - Manager

Location: Ireland, Dublin

At ICON, it's our people that set us apart.

As a global provider of drug development solutions, our work is serious business. But that doesn't mean you can't have fun while you do it. With our vision to be the partner of choice in drug development, we hire only the best and brightest in the industry! Are you one of them?

At ICON, we have an incredible opportunity for a Finance Business Partner - Manager to join the team in our Leopardstown, Dublin 18 location.

Position Summary:

The Clinical Research Services Division represents ICON's largest Profit & Loss Account. The key to the financial success of ICON is the financial success of this group.

The role of the Financial Business Partnering Group is to provide independent objective financial & consulting services to the Operational Teams, designed to add value and direction to the business in meeting its operational & financial targets.

Job Functions & Responsibilities:
  • Partner with operational teams and their leaders to support strategic decisions and drive positive financial performance to achieve growth.
  • Review & interpret monthly results (financial & operational) to identify, communicate & agree necessary actions with operational teams, to achieve quarterly budget targets.
  • Ability to problem solve and track resulting actions to achievement.
  • Full ownership for rolling 12 month forecasts, to be submitted to Corporate Finance on a monthly basis. Submission must also include actions necessary to achieve budgets
  • Support the preparation of ad-hoc management presentations and requests.
  • Development and preparation of annual budget.

Experience & skills:
  • Qualified Accountant (ACA/ACCA/CIMA)
  • 5+ years' relevant experience
  • Strong people management experience
  • Bachelor's Degree in accounting, finance or business.
  • Customer focused with strong relationship building skills.
  • The ability to distill and summarize large data sets and present to non-financial clients across the group.
  • Analytically minded, seeks out problem solving opportunities.
  • Emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Ability to meet deadlines and perform multiple tasks at a time.
  • Prior meaningful experience in business partnering, financial planning and analysis preferred.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Excel and PowerPoint.


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